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Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
students ranked 21st in science and 26 in a map. askedr of code initiative people to spend our coding. it kicks off computer science education week. org.s sponsored by code. here is president obama. notearning these skills are important for your future but for our country's are. if you want america to stem the cutting edge tom a we need young americans to master the tools and technology that will change how you do just about everything. >> they are giving coding tips from entrepreneurs included this guy, mark zuckerberg. >> if i wanted to wish everybody on facebook and happy birthday by sending an e-mail, it might take more than a century to write out all the e-mails. with a few lines of code, i can have a system to send an e-mail to everybody on facebook. that is why they are valuable. francisco us from san is the cofounder of code.org. whether that mark zuckerberg, what is the point of this? >> it is great to be here. that weioned earlier are lagging in math and science. at least every school in america does teach math and teach science. only one in 10 schools teach computer science
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the deal creating the world's largest airline became official today. american airlines emerged from bankruptcy to join with u.s. airways. the new carrier will operate under the american airlines name. the merger leaves four airlines controlling more than 80% of the american travel market. passengers won't see immediate changes to reservations or frequent flyer programs, and it remains unclear if the deal will mean higher fares. eight of the most prominent u.s. tech companies, including apple, google and facebook, are calling for tighter controls on government surveillance. they sent an open letter to president obama today, in the wake of revelationshat the go
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
gross margins have fallen. milking big data could be the key. >> this is a new science. we are trying to understand that. raji arasu is the chief technology officer. >> where we are taking it to the next level is what that consumers might be intending to do. >> for years i bought tickets from a site called mr. ticket. but stubhub sets the market is like a new york stock exchange and nasdaq. >> mr. ticket's phone is ringing off the hook. [laughter] >> it has really sucked up the industry. >> it is time for the bwest byte. >> there are so many ideas of what ebay is. it is constantly inventing stuff. >> steve said they have specifically filed 35 patents that are pending. >> we did a piece early in the program of the culture of people who are hired here. >> what kind of patents? >> i do not know the specifics. there are young people who are highly motivated and they get the pace of the ebay story. by the way when they learn it is not necessarily an auction, when they think about the ways for commerce to be facilitated by 2014, what are some things they could be cooking on -- >> how many p
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
. >> absolutely. absolutely. the science shows that the way we change behavior is by working together in groups. that's what the science shows, for all sorts of conditions, diabetes and so forth. so the daniel plan, we had 12,000 people lose a quarter of a million pounds in a year and they did it together. those who did it together lost twice as much weight as those who did it alone and got twice as healthy. it wasn't a weight loss program. it was about the science of creating health. the weight loss was a side effect. they supported each other, they helped each other, they cooked together, they shopped together, they exercised together. they were there when they had issues and troubles and struggles to support each other and get back on track. that's the power of community. the community was the medicine. >> i know you want people to get the book, but how does this relate to daniel from the bible? >> well, daniel was a young jewish leader who, during the captivity of the jewish nation taken to babylon, he was being tutored by the babylonian king and one of the perks of being in the king's hous
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
reaching out to the next generation of scientists, here is a good example at the lawrence science berkeley, they are creating what they call an apollo moment for the next generation. there is also a documentary called back to the moon for good. showing the progress the teams made so far in order to get back to the moon in 2015. the document runs through the holidays. of course, that is a very cool exhibit. and brody brazil joins us. >> this story is almost impossible to tackle by itself, that is why we're here to digest and tackle it. it is a possible move back wards. we'll tell us what happened in the last 24 hours that might have been held from us, the public for the last six months. >>> and one of the best rivalries in the nfl kicks off. the 49ers to host the seahawks with lots of implications on the line tomorrow. plus, it could be the second to last game ever at the stick. a full preview coming up next. >>> well, the seahawks have already secured a spot in the nfl playoffs, but if they win at candle stick, they will also clinch the afc west. and they have a lot to play for as they try
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
compresses ebay's margins. be the key data may to improving. >> this is a new science. we are trying to understand it. buyers are buying things already. data. understanding what they might be intending to do. interesting stuff. it is just her medically changed the ticket business. ticket resellers and scalpers. >> thank you, cory. ebay's marketplace is still the core of the business. how are they keeping their digital business booming? that is next. >> the core of the business is still the ebay marketplace. how is ebay making it better? jon erlichman is back with more in that. >> you're right about that. the marketplace is half the revenue and two thirds of the operating income. i found myself curious. what is the guy that runs the marketplace buying this year? >> game consoles. we are the world's biggest store. >> i asked that because you are what doesdata-driven. the average shopper by? are there any major businesses between the competitive layers out there? >> it is the world's largest store. there are a half million items for sale. what we do see during the holidays as it becomes
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 3:00pm EST
to improving. >> this is a new science. we're trying to step up and understand that. >> raji arasu is the chief technology officer. >> we know the buyers' buying patterns already. we're taking it to the next level by understanding the click rate. what they might intend to do. it is not about selling one ticket per second. >> interesting stuff. it has dramatically changed the ticket business. >> we all know about that. thank you, cory. payment power may be taking off. the marketplace is still the core of the company. how are they keeping their digital shopping business booming? that is next. ♪ >> welcome back to a special edition of "bloomberg west." inside ebay, i'm emily chang. while ebay's payments business is clearly booming, the core of the company is still in its ebay marketplace. as more retailers offer their own marketplace, how are they making their marketplace better? jon erlichman is back with more. >> you are right about that. the marketplace is more than half of the revenue. two thirds of the operating income. the guy who runs the business -- i found myself wondering what he was b
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
nonprofit code.org. u.s. students rank 21 in science, 26th in math. apple launching new technology around the u.s. the new technology not tracking customers but sends a signal to iphones or ipad that's can pick up while in stores if enabling the setting. signal informed what products are looking at as they pass items in stores. and square launching a card reader that showing off the new, allegedly more accurate device. the former head of the accessory division is behind the new design that is 45% thinner. u.s. stocks closing higher today. your bloomberg silicon valley index also raising and perhaps like wasn't enough. facebook considering a sympathize button. according to huffington post it may be developing the sympathize button when like button just doesn't apply. from bloomberg world headquarters i'm cory johnson. dan, carolyn, i like and sympathize with you guys, all the way back here in new york. >> thank you very much. >> bay area sports fans can now own a piece of candle stick park history. if you want it, it's not going to be cheap. 49ers put seats on sale about an hour ago. the s
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am PST
your fingers to play puppeteer or get a science lesson. >> from a learning standpoint this is what gives you incredible detail and control and then uses your hand when it's appropriate or the keyboard when it's appropriate so you get that augmented experience. >> reporter: cooks will appreciate click n grow. these $80 smart planters take out the guesswork out of when to water fresh herbs. fill up the water, and in a couple of weeks you should see sprouts. there's also an optional grow light to help in the winter months when there's less natural light available. go to cnet.com and click on the holiday gift guide for more. sumi das, kpix 5. >> honda created an airbag for cell phones a special case that fits any smartphone so when it's dropped six built-in airbags inside the case are deployed before it hits the ground. how about that? it's just a concept and honda has no plans to sell it. >> i could have used that a few months ago. i drop mine all the time. >>> 4:56. the bullet train from san francisco to l.a. may be back on track. how some are trying to take the brakes off the bay ar
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 9:20am EST
and fallen further in the rankings down to 31st in math, 24th in science, 21st in reading of all things. and political prospect editor kelly mcnerney joins us and who is to blame for this? >> honestly, i think it's federal government spending we're using as a remedy, just throwing money at the problem. when you look at the numbers, it's startling. we spend $15,000 per every student in this country on education and that's more than every single country in the developed world and japan beat us in the international ranking that you mentioned and we're throwing money at the problem. it's not the lack of spending, it's the character of the spending. it's not trickling down to the classroom, it's federal government regulation and it should be a state-run education should belong to the state and no child left behind. it usurps a lot of power from the states and that to me that's the problem not relegating to the states. stuart: you'd get rid of it-- not all of it, but some of the bureaucracy because that's where the money is flowing, the administrators of the schools and all kind of people bac
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
work and some math and science, just about anyone can become one. this week is your chance to give it a shot, and don't let anyone tell you can't. jon: white house says they are making progress with healthcare.gov. they're just not there yet. jenna. jenna: more on this as we get it. peter, thank you. jon: there is growing outcry over what many see as an unintended side-effect of obamacare. to try to contain costs many of the new insurance plans are severely limiting access to some of the nation's top hospitals including two world-renowned cancer centers. joining us for more on all of this, bob cusack, managing editor for "the hill." we'll get to the hospital access question in just a second, bob but what do you think, first of all, of the newly-redesigned obamacare website? >> i think the story is shifting a little bit from the website problems because it is still getting better but as peter mentioned there still are problems but now the story is shifting to cost. remember the administration obamacare would reduce costs. certainly there will be winners and losers here. if you can't
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
as a manageable medical condition. the science gives us great reason for optimism and hope. there are currently more than already safe and effective antiretrovirals drugs and combinations. researchers continue to develop new treatments. what is more, we're making progress to new medications and regimens that are longer lasting and simpler to use. far fewer side effects. those regimens reduce the amount of hiv in the body. that helps people living with hiv to stay healthy and live longer. we also know from the nih funding research, hiv transmission is drastically reduced when the amount of hiv virus in an affected person is reduced to undetectable levels. meanwhile, our partner agency, the fda, has approved new, rapid diagnostic test which can be used in a variety of settings to identify hiv in an infected individual. it might not be tested in a traditional health care setting. as we speak, nih grantees and scientists are exploring ways to treat hiv infections by administering anti-hiv antibodies. they have begun early-stage testing of an antibody that was effective in protecting human cells aga
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
? >> we're talking about delivery. there's an item going into the vehicle. i know this looks like science fiction. it's not. >> wow. >> this is early. this is still years away. drops the package. >> so what's the next big thing? the only person who can answer those kinds of questions is our lor lorie siegel. >> i think right now we're hearing a lot about personalization technology. almost siri-like apps. they almost anticipate what you want, which is pretty interesting. we spoke last week about a technology where you walk into the store, your phone knows your purchasing history and it will give you a push notification and say, hey, you might want to check this out. that kind of stuff is in the works. tech is moving so far beyond the smartphone. it's not just the hot new apps. we're talking robots and drones. it's an interesting time for technology. >> i think we've done stories on auto plants that have replaced workers with robots. now you see drones, having drones with the ability to deliver packages. behind the steak and shake, when does all of this take place? >> these are all great id
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
and keyboard and use your fingers to play puppeteer or get a science lesson. >> from a learning standpoint this is what gives you incredible detail and control and then uses your hand when it's appropriate or the keyboard when it's appropriate so you get that augmented experience. >> reporter: cooks will appreciate click n grow. these $80 smart planters take out the guesswork out of when to water fresh herbs. fill up the water, and in a couple of weeks you should see sprouts. there's also an optional grow light to help in the winter months when there's less natural light available. go to cnet.com and click on the holiday gift guide for more. sumi das, kpix 5. >>> nelson mandela's impact here in the bay area and the role our local leaders played in the anti-apartheid movement. we'll hear from some of them coming up next. >> reporter: and frosty weather continues in san jose and the greater bay area. a second day of subfreezing temperatures we have a live report coming up. ,, yes you did. yes you did. no i didn't. no i didn't. yes you did. yes you did. no i didn't. no i didn't. did
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
now because they buy most of them and the science and what used to be a very inno vative industry is extremely slow and waiting a decade or more to get vaccines through and it's tragic, this is one of the best, best -- the tort system was a problem too but they passed a law changing that. and that's a very bad sign that these very important medications. >> if we were able to do away with the loopholes and get some things passed in congress and work with the technology that we have and use innovation at its best, where could we be today? >> i have -- i discuss these in more detail in my book, but i have not the slightest doubt they have the technology to beat cancer. this is said many times in the past. now with cancers, they do just quite stunning things, they find out what are the targets on the cancer cells and study them and go after them with two structure based designs, throw a bunch of biochemists at it and design a molecule or monoclone anti-bodies and most recently they've actually begun extracting white blood cells from patients and engineering those right down to target
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm EST
were near average in science and reading. that's basically the same as it was ten years ago. showing no improvement in any basic high school curriculum. those results based off an international assessment test given to students in 65 countries. >> as our students seem to be falling behind, the economy is relying more and more on machines to do jobs. now the service industry, self-check-in at airports, hotels, and applebee's saying customers will be ordering and paying the bill from tablets by the end of the year. are service jobs becoming extinct. sounds funny in a way, but it's not. certain people in the population for whom service jobs are their life. and if we say, sorry, we don't need a waitress or hotel check-in clerk, we'll have real problems in this economy. >> listen, if you have a job that can be sort of boiled down to discreet rules and instructions, those jobs can be automated. they will be automated. i think we really are heading toward an economy which is going to look a lot more like amazon. i know amazon you have a small number of products to generate most of the reven
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
you offer is this. >> you can learn things focussing on technology and computer science, being computer literate and so on to go and learn about big data or about how to do stuff on the web. you learn this online. go there, sign up and take a class. some of our classes are free. we also offer services such as mentoring, coaching and examination. you work with google and facebook to put their materials online. we get from them the most up to date, cutting edge stuff you need to know to be successful in the career of tech. you can learn this stuff. facebook teaches internally to it's engineers. so if you as a person want to be proficient in big data, go and sign up. >> does this replace a college degree or someone in the work place can use to add on a constant life learning, learning, learning? >> we think of it like a letter like continued learning, life long learning, staying up to date. our data suggests that too. very few come to us straight out of college or in college. most come to us, young professionals that want to understand the latest and best in technology. things tur
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am EST
differently, though, it seems. >> yes. the science is still very much not conclusive regarding that. there have been no real solid tests of these kinds of devices which can be manipulated to have a lot of nicotine, a little bit of nicotine and new york city is really kind of following the lead of many, many -- well, many jurisdictions throughout the country and three states. currently 20 million americans live in states or local jurisdictions where tobacco products are treated just like e cigarettes. and we're just kind of catching up. we think it's important to not have a situation where we're renormalizing the act of smoking. and also gets in the way of us doing proper -- proper enforcement of the current anti-smoking bills we have now, because they look-alike. this is causing confusion. we want to err on the side of caution as many states and localities have already done. we think this is a prudent next step to make sure we do not renormalize smoking and have people subject to these vapors which are very much unknown. >> thinking back to the original smoking ban you referred to,
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 1:40am PST
news now." you know, from a young age. i definitely want to major in political science. become the mayor or something. make the situation better for other people. my name is justin, and i am your dividend. ♪ c is for cookie ♪ ♪ c is for cookie that's good enough for me ♪ c is for cookie that's good enough for me ♪ cookie cookie cookie starts with c ♪ >> y is for yummy. marble cookie day and when there is food involved it is always our favorite story of the day. >> took a trip to manhattan to find how they make the maple bacon cookie for this week's edition of "onsome nikkei kitchen." >> reporter: insomniacs we're in the kitchen today with zachary. he is the owner and manufacturer of schmackary's . it smells so good. wish you were here. ♪ >> today, i'm going to show you how to make one of our infamous cookies here, maple bacon. start with the butter and put it in the mixer here and brown and white sugar in here. we're going to let that get nice and creamy in there. that's when we are going to add our eggs and when we will get the first dose of maple.
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
like new york are considering banning these. the science is not in the effect of ingesting the nicotine. >> there should be some regulation, but the e-cigar and electronic cigarettes, they just emit a vapor, there is no secondhand smoke, does not bother people around. ittshould not fall under the regular tobacco cigarette ban. tracy: does it taste like a cuban? >> it taste like a cuban. we work on different flavors to mimic a real cigar flavor. we have had many customers who truly enjoy it and we also have different flavors like menthol, cherry, vanilla, chocolate. adam: i know people talk about the smell of the cigar and cigarettes, but i think there is the cigar bar, i don't smoke but i don't mind being in there because i remember sometimes a pleasant experience, do you get that same experience? it is the smell when you're burning a real cigar. >> you can see the vapor. a lot of vapor on it. you get that experience. the next day you don't want to smell like a cigar. tracy: where can you get them? speak out we sell online on our website. and we have a line of electronic cigarettes and
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am EST
plant et, science. overall strategy was, make discovery and tlc stronger but invest in a lot of new channels, velocity's another new channel. market share has grown to 11% of viewership on cable. we grew our portfolio 4% in a mark that's flat. year before we were up six. the year before up four. >> do you think you can keep doing it? >> that's the question. >> we think we can. this year we grew four. and we still believe, if you tell great stories with great characters under a strong brand, more people will watch. in the u.s. we're going continue to do that. i think we can continue to win. on tonigp of that in the u.s. viewership has flattened out and subscribers have flattened out. the advertising mark remains strong. the ability to get cpm growth when the differential between the broadcast cpm and cable still significant, it's a big helper. and in the u.s., we're getting paid more money for our content. we have netflix and amazon buying content. ability to get higher subfees from the distributors in the u.s. has gotten better. >> there may be weakness in the scatter mark, have you
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
for retirement and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back to "new day." sea world is facing more backlash. the latest act to bow out of an upcoming performance there, martin savidge joins us. >> there's been a growing defection in the music world. ten days ago a canadian rock group bowed out, willie nelson, and now comes heart. the cnn film "black fish" has a lot to do with it. millions tuned in to see the critically acclaimed documentary "blackfish" when it aired on cnn in october. the film has fueled the controversial debate over keeping killer whales in captivity and the dangers they pose to trainers. >> i think they're meant to be in the wild and that's pretty much where they should be. >> i'd rather see them out in like in their natural habitat. >> reporter: petitions on change.org amassed thousands of signatures, calling on sea world to free its killer whales. and pressured several musical groups to pull out of scheduled performances at its orlando theme park, taking notice of the publ
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
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